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April 8, 1996 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
It was only two weeks ago that Christopher Reeve used his forum at the Academy Awards to urge Hollywood to take more risks. And now, like a thunderbolt answering his plea, comes "Profit." Can a weekly drama about a homicidal super-heel have a future in prime time? Think so? Well, what if this twisted psychopath spends much of his time at home creating evil schemes in front of a computer while, um, nude? A bit more problematic, perhaps. Wouldn't he catch cold?
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April 27, 1996 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Would "Macbeth" work as a TV series, with its title character heinously vanquishing new foes week in and week out? Could Richard III win a People's Choice Award? Bad guys worked wonders for Shakespeare. But that was on stage and only for a night.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 27, 1996 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Would "Macbeth" work as a TV series, with its title character heinously vanquishing new foes week in and week out? Could Richard III win a People's Choice Award? Bad guys worked wonders for Shakespeare. But that was on stage and only for a night.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 8, 1996 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
It was only two weeks ago that Christopher Reeve used his forum at the Academy Awards to urge Hollywood to take more risks. And now, like a thunderbolt answering his plea, comes "Profit." Can a weekly drama about a homicidal super-heel have a future in prime time? Think so? Well, what if this twisted psychopath spends much of his time at home creating evil schemes in front of a computer while, um, nude? A bit more problematic, perhaps. Wouldn't he catch cold?
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